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dosBlockInput( integer State )

Blocks keyboard and mouse input events from reaching applications.

Parameter :

State : An integer specifying the function's purpose. If this parameter is 1, keyboard and mouse input events are blocked. If this parameter is 0, keyboard and mouse events are unblocked.

Return Value : An integer indicating whether the method was successful. If 1 is returned, the method was successful. If 0 is returned, the method was not successful is which case dosGetLastError() should be called to determine the cause of the error. 

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :
10022 : Method is not supported on MacOS classic, Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.

Remarks :

On Windows, the system will unblock input when the user presses CTRL+ALT+DEL or when your application quits.

When input is blocked, your application can still generate key presses using the dosKeyPress() function, move the mouse cursor using the dosSetCursorPos() function, and generate mouse clicks using the dosMouseClick() function.



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